St. Paul, Minn. | October 27, 2020 – Drake Bank welcomes Janet Alland as vice president, consumer financial services, and retail banking. Alland’s expertise and leadership from over 30 years of consumer banking experience align with Drake Bank’s vision of expanding consumer products and growing the consumer client-base. Additionally, Alland’s focus on client service has [...]
St. Paul, Minn. | October 13, 2020 – Drake Bank welcomes Brianna Harstad as human resources and talent development manager. In this role, Harstad will oversee the Bank’s talent acquisition, training and development, benefits, compensation, and employee relations. Additionally, Harstad will serve as executive assistant to the senior management team and board of directors. Harstad started [...]
When an underinsured driver took Chey Eisenman off the road, her customers were there to give her a lift. It had been a rough 2020 for Chey Car, the beloved Twin Cities car service Eisenman founded during one recession and kept running through a pandemic, recession and the rise of ride-shares.
We play many roles in our personal lives – as children, colleagues, managers, parents, mentors, role models, the list goes on and on. The same is true with the roles that we share in our community – we are neighbors, customers, members, and volunteers. Our lives are laced together by each of the roles and [...]
Who knew that 2020 would be the year that Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and other video conferencing technologies would become as popular as food delivery services and Uber? Video conferencing has changed the way many are doing business. Even as a financial institution, we embraced video conferencing technology for meeting with our clients and partners, instead [...]
St. Paul, Minn. | September 14, 2020 – Social Assurance — a marketing, sales, and community development software that helps banks and credit unions support their community – announced Drake Bank and Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) as the winners for the 2020 Community Spark Award. The award recognizes banks and credit unions [...]
With COVID-19 significantly hindering small businesses and the job market, Drake Bank saw that its community needed help. Its mission is to “Build a Better Future,” and with the abundance of uncertainty, they leaned into their mission and core values by creating the Drake COVID-19 Relief Fund. Its goal was to provided financial assistance to [...]
Drake Bank, St. Paul, announced that Bo Thao-Urabe and Richard Wanke have joined its board of directors. Thao-Urabe is co-founder and executive network director of the Coalition of Asian American Leaders; Wanke is an entrepreneur and now is chief commercial officer at Urban FT (North America).
St. Paul, Minn. | September 1, 2020 – Drake Bank welcomes Luke Lauer-Hunt as cash management specialist. In this new role, Lauer-Hunt will be responsible for the development, sales, and service for the Bank’s cash management products. This position will work throughout all departments in the Bank, as Drake grows the cash management relationships with [...]
The Fintech Times: Urban FT Launches Industry’s First ‘Fintech Core’ to Centralize Fintech Infrastructure Into One Tech-Hub
Backend technology provider Urban FT announced the launch of the X-35 FinTech Core.™ Described as “An API-first, developer-friendly, and cloud-based technology hub that sits alongside of, and is connected to, a Financial Institutions existing Banking Core or Payment Processor.”